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BIENVENUE SUR LE SITE DE L'OFFICE DE TOURISME DE CRUAS
BIENVENUE SUR LE SITE DE L'OFFICE DE TOURISME DE CRUAS
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OFFICE DE TOURISME  
DE CRUAS

OFFICE DE TOURISME DE CRUAS
1, place de la Liberté
07350 CRUAS
Tél: 04 75 49 59 20
Fax: 04 75 51 47 43
E-mail: otsi.cruas@wanadoo.fr

 

 

BAIX

 
Town situated at 6 km at the North of Cruas, it has 832 inhabitants. It's from 76 to 457 meters high.
About 3 km before Baix, coming from Cruas, you'll see on the left side of the road in the middle of the nature, the modest chapel Saint Euphémie, which is the last vestiges of a XIIth century benedictine priory.
Entering this village which was the favourite residence of the Valentinois counts, stop at the first square at your right in front of the church St Nicolas, watermen patron, it's from the XIVth century. Go walk along the Rhone or in the little streets and the voulted passageways which will lead you to the village's discovery : the clock tower which by its voulte from 1600, made a passage for the royal way formerly.
Just in front of it, the voulted wash-house and the fountain Louis XVIth classed historical monument, and some houses from the renaissance.
A the end of the village, on your right, St Jospeh chapel built on the emplacement of the Notre dame chapel of the hospital. It was built in the neogothic style in 1866 at the expense of Séverine Vincent, nun who will be inhumed there in 1879.The restauration is from 2003.
In 1960, the National Rhone company has built Baix-le-logis-neuf (sluice powerhouse of the Logis-Neuf on the derivative Rhone canal and on the Loriol dam.
Baix-le-Logis-Neuf is situated beetween the facilities of Beauchastel and Montélimar. From the Pouzin dam, the Rhone water take the deriving canal are turbinated by the Logis-Neuf powerhouse to limit the flooding.




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